The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 21, 1945 · Page 6
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, June 21, 1945
Page 6
Start Free Trial

Algl f SPRINGS AFTER WAY P. W. LEAVE Bode: Sgt. Orville Olson will leave Wednesday, after a prisoner of war furlough of 60 days at the liome of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Olson, for a rest camp at Hot Springs, Arkansas. A picnic was held in the park at Humboldt Sunday by a party of 20 relatives. Sunday evening he was entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thor Olson. After a social evening a luncheon was served. First Furlough Cpl. Merle Sorlein has returned to Hot Springs, Arkansas, after a 21 day furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sorlein. He had worked in the 42nd general hospital, Brisbrane, Australia, and this was his first furlough. MerrHt Neal in U. S. Sgt. Merritt Neal returned, pris- •oner of war from a German camp, 'has arrived in the states and at the present time is visiting his •mother in Colorado Springs, after •which he will return to his home •in Bode. •Satern Back in Action A letter to his wife and parents •from Pfc. Maynard Satern informs them he is back in action on Okinawa after having recov- jered from wounds recently re- Jceived. i Dr. and Mrs. T. M. Rossing 'were Mason City visitors Sunday .'calling on relatives there. Mrs. E. E. Holland has left for a visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Breen, at Hurley, S. D. Mrs. A. W. Gray went to Des Moines Sunday to visit her husband who is a medical patient at Mercy hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Helle are the parents of a son born at the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge Saturday morning. Mrs. Lawrence Gronbach and two daughters, Colorado Springs, are visiting relatives and friends in and around Bode. Mrs. Milo Smith has received a letter from her husband written at sea. He left from an embarkation point on the west coast on May 1. Chas. Merryman is a surgical patient at iowa City since day. His daughter, Bernlce John son, R. N., spent the week em with him and reports His condition very favorable. Mrs. Art Christiansen celebrated her birthday Saturday after* noon when a group of friends came bringing refreshments which were served after a social afternoon. She received several gifts and cards. Lt. and Mrs. Ralph Allen called on Bode friends Thursday while on their way to Okoboji from Chicago. Lt. Allen was coach in the Bode school before entering the navy. He has been visiting his mother at Lake View. Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Torgerson entertained at a Sunday dinner and their gusets included Mr. and Mrs. Marshal Torgerson of Buvt, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Moe of Hardy and Mrs. Maynard Satern and children of Bode. From Great Lakes Wayne Olson S2-c received a 5-day delay en- route leave which he is spending at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Olson. He will report for further assignment nt Schumaker, California. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Bakken and son, Lt. Orville Bakken, of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the H. E. Skangstad home. Sunday evening callers were R. A. Skangstad and family and H. T. Underberg and son of Humboldt. Mrs. Frank Meyers and son, Pfc. Alvin Meyers, pf Kanawha, former Bode residents, spent two days visiting friends here last week. Alvin returned to Washington, D. C., Thursday where hs is attending the army war college. Beryl Satern is spending a week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Satern. She is spending the summer with her sister in Moline, after having completed her freshman year at St. Augustana College in Rock Island. WAC Madeline Olson, after a visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Olson, has left for the army air field in Midland, Texas, where she is a tower operator. Her sister, Thelma, after spending her vacation at the home of her parents, left Thursday for Washington, D. C,, where she has a government position with the war department. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gunn, of Emmetsburg, visited Mrs. Gunn's mother, Mrs. Eva Mittag, several days last week and Sharon Mittag accompanied them home for a week's visit. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, JUNE 21 - 23 - 23 S ON AN OUTLAW HORSE AND A DAME WITH STARS IN HER EYES1 Added Attraction for the Family Saturday Night CARTOON — NEWS SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY, JUNE 24 - 25 - 26 IF YOU KNEW SUSIE... LIKE 1 KNOW SUSIE... OHI...OHI...OHI.. WHAT A GIRL I Added GAME BAG — NEWS WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, JUNE 27 - 28 FROM SECRET FILES .. FROM THE UPS OF ESCAPED MEMBERS OF THE "~~" UNDERGROUND . . . COMES TH£ MOST, SENSATtONALEXPOSE EVER TO KIT THE SCREEN! **$$> PANT1NE-K1NG-MASSEY fK*n EMERSON . lORSE Added "(.ulu of the Zoo" — N£W8 Bur War Bonds at this Theatre T~ Bay or tUTHERAlHOLD FESTIVAL AT LAKOTA SUNDAY Lakota: The Lutherans held their annual .Mission Festival at the church Sunday with all day services. The president of the Iowa district, the Rev. Herman Liefkes, of Waterloo, preached at two services in the forenoon and also'spoke In the afternoon. The Rev. Arnold Thalacker, of Palmer, Iowa, gave the main after* noon address. In the evening the •children of the vacation Bible school gave a program followed by a sound film "Who Is My Neighbor?" Music throughout the day was furnished by the following: Vocal solo, Marian Stenzel; vocal solo, Leona Christ; vocal duet, Mrs. Peter Bruer and the Rev. F. F. Darnauer; vocal duet, Ruth Darnauer and Kay Austin; the junior choir and little folks sang several numbers. The missionary offering was $370.00. Vis- ting pastors were the Rev. Alfred Mardorf of the Titonka church; the Rev. William Planz of the Titonka rural church and the Rev. John Moore of Britt, and their amilies. A pot luck dinner was served in the dining room at noon and the women of the Aid Society served supper to the visitors. To See Son Graduate Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Smith and n, Jon, left Saturday morning 'or Grundy Center, Iowa, where they were joined by another son, the Rev. Virgil Smith and family, and all drove to Iowa City to attend the graduation exercises Sunday in which another son, William, finished his 'dental course at the University of Iowa. William left early this week for service in the army. Visiting in Wisconsin Emma Gutknecht left Friday morning via car for Wisconsin where she is spending a week visiting relatives in Avoca, Lone Rock and Muscoda. She is com- ng home the latter part of the week by way of Dubuque and will attend graduation exercises at the compan? Jief Hdine. will-teach" lit tniS Ledyard the coming Victor and Hattie; „ of Bancroft- were Vlslt6?i •• it tl F. G. Torlnes Friday afteSJntioTi, Mrs. Mary 2oller IS Sp'Sftaing L t\vo weeks vacation at the 1 -home of a son, Kenneth and fanitfy; v st Albert Lea. The HeV. Earl Burgess bf Algona, preached at the Methotfisl church Sunday morning and was a caller at the F. G. Tonnes In the afternoon. Dr. and Mrs. R., E. Williams Were calling on friends here Saturday. Dr. Williams is a Lt. Commander and is now stationed at Iowa City. Bob .Powers, who is takirig 'a veterinarian course at Ames, -has been visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Powers, Wisst of town the past week. The Rev. E. H. Buschman came home Saturday from Rochester, Minn., and reports that Mrs. Buschman is recovering nicely from her recent operation. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ukena recently took their son, Pvt. Paul Ukena and Meta Peveto to Mason City where they took the train for Texas and where Miss Peveto lives. Paul is stationed at Dodge City, Kansas, and has been enjoying a 15 day furlough. Mr. and Mrs. Orville KoppBn were hosts at a family dinner and supper Sunday with the folloNv- ing present: Mr. and Mrs. Roy Farrington and daughter . Mrs. James Olson' and baby, Forest City; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hanson arid son; Stanley, Titonka; Mrs. Emma Smith, the Edward Hagges, the Otto Kopperis, the Wayne Koppens and Katherine Becker. Mr. and Mrs'. J. H. Warburton visited Sunday at the Charles Eggerth home near Sewa 'City. Their friends here will be interested to .earn that Betty and Eva Eggerth will both teach in the Grant consolidated school the coming year, Henry Eggerth left Thursday for army induction. The Eggerths lived many years northwest of Lakota. A son, Edward, is in service in Germany. ART HAVERLYS CONCLUDE VISIT WITH RELATIVES AT WESLEY Wesley: Mr. and Mrs. Art Haverly, Elma, Leona and Rose, left Monday for their home in Bloomer, 111. They had visited ;he former's mother, Mrs. Agatha Haverly, and other relatives here and at Algona over the week-end. Elmer is in the navy and is home on leave from the South Pacific, eona and Rose are employed in Chicago. Another son, Robert, is also in the navy and in the South Pacific.' Mrs. Haverly is the former Josephine Davis and they were former Wesley vicinity res- dents. The Illinois folks visited Mrs. Haverly's sister, Mrs. Frances Moe, fa Algona, and a brother, Albert Davis and family-Jn Ti- :onka. A family gathering was held at the home of Mrs. Agatha Haverly Sunday evening. Those who at- ended were the Art Haverlys of Sloomer, 111., the Henry Haverlys, Jack Haverlys, Jim Haverlys and Alf 'Studers. Mrs. Felt Home Mrs. Ben Felt and her daughter, Mrs. Nina Ranck, of Rockledge, ^lorida, arrived here Tuesday to ipend the summer months. Mrs. Felt, who is past 84 years of age, s feeling quite well and stood the rip remarkably well. Baby Drowns In Tank Mr. and Mrs. Roman Wilhelmi attended .the angel mass of a niece, 14 months old Carol Sclultz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. J, Ichiltz. The child had drowned n a water tank Saturday morn- ng. Besides her 'parents she is urvived by two sisters and one brother. Mrs. Schiltz is a sister if Mr. Wilhelmi. »Ved 43 Years A family gathering was held at he Roman Wilhelmi home Sun- lay, June 10th, the occasion honoring Mrs. Wilhelmi's parents, Wr. and Mrs. Joe Vaske, of Ban- roft, who observed their 43rd •vedding anniversary that day, t was also in honor of John Vaske vhp had recently been given an honorable discharge from the rmy under the point system. He had been in the Southwest Pacific. Urs. Meuhe 111 Mrs. Albert Dirksen, of Albert ea, Minn., spent the week-end lere at her parental J. B. Meuhe lome. Mrs. Meuhe, who was ritically ill last week, is some- vhat improved at this writing. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hildman, of Clear Lake, called at the Meuhe home Sunday. John Meuhe, horns on furlough .accompanied his sis- er, Mrs. Dirksen, home for a few days' visit. Shower for Mrs. Don Ward Mrs. Alf Studer , Mrs. Ralph Jarvis, Mrs. J. L. Haverly, Mrs. George Vitzthum, Mrs. Luke Youngwirth, Mrs. Viola Studer, Mrs. Clarence Ward and Mrs. Leander Seefeld and three daugh- ;ers attended th.e miscellaneous :>ost-nuptial shower honoring Mrs. Don Ward Saturday afternoon in the Lutheran church sasement at Britt. The. new bride was Dorothy Hydecker, of Renwick, before her marriage several weeks ago. Her husband s a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ward and the young couple are at their home at present. Downs-Studer Picnic A Downs-Studer clan picnic was held Sunday at the Ed Downs home. Those who attended included Mrs. Kate Downs, her two sons and their families, the Orville Downs of St. Benedict, the Homer Downs of Titonka and hep two daughters and their families, the Tony Hildmans of Wesley and the Jule Sellers of SeJfton. Also attending were Mr. and Mrs. AU Studer and Rose and their three daughters and their families, the George Kjelchs of Kanawha, the Leo Youngs of Garner, the Ralph J§rvis and the Ed Downs; Mr* and Mrs. Art Haverly and three children from Bloomer, 111., and George Prema. To Wed in Florida "'""* Vera Forburger left this week for Jacksonville, Florida, where the latter part of this month she will be married to Cpl. Alphonse Erpelding, of Camp Blanding. He spent three years in Alaska. , ; 'j Visiting P.'*; Haynes Mrs. Ed Farnum, nee. Irene Haynes, and her one year old! daughter, Katherine, of W.hittier,; California, is here to spend the; summer at her parental, P."-C.' Haynes home. Mr. Farnum .13 in the. service in Alaska and is athletic director at the camp in charge of all basketball and baseball activity. He had just spent six weeks in Virginia taking a refresher course and Irene and daughter spent four weeks with him. During the school year Irene was school nurse at the University in Whittier. Visits Father's Birthplace Bernard Erdman recently wrote his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Erdman, that he had been at Magdelburg, Germany, the birthplace of his father. The latter had relatives there before the war but Bernard didn't mention having met any of them. He is in the army. Robert Oppedahl and Raymond Herner attended a K. of C. banquet at Fort Dodge Sunday. " Mrs. Myrtle Kouba, Mrs. Mario Kunz, June Adel and Mary Adine and Miss Esther Burke spent the week-end in Minneapolis. Tom Forburger and Joe Krieps returned home Tuesday from Momence, 111., where last week they attended the funeral of the former's father, August Forburger. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Funnemark, newly weds, returned Sunday from a honeymoon in Iowa and Wisconsin and will live in a newly furnished tenant house on his father's farm. Sgt. Robert Genung left Tues- daw for Washington, D. C., following a furlough 'With relatives at Corwith. His wife of a few weeks, who was Shirley Hansen, will follow him as soon as living quarters can be secured there. Guests at the Roman Wilhelmi home Thursday were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. X. Wilhelmi and their daughters Evelyn and Agnes and their friend, Margaret Valentine, of Algona, who is taking cadet nurse training in Des Moines. Aria Jean Yegge spent several days last week at the home of her grandparents, the H. A. Yegges, at Garner. She went to Mason City Thursday to resume her duties ns cadet nurse in the Mercy hospital having spent a three weeks vaca* tion at home following a few months nurse training in Sioux City. Mrs. Adele Smith, who makes her home with her daughter, Mrs. Leo Bleich, was in the Kossuth hospital in Algona several days last week for a medical check-up. The Mark Smith ' family of Otho, spent the week-end at the Bleich home. Pauline Smith had just returned from St. Catherine college in St. Paul. Lt. Robert Studer, of the air transport command, wrote his mother affirming the news that it •was he who flew the B-24 plane over Wesley Thursday afternoon. He was enroute to St. Paul. On Saturday he left Great Falls, Montana his base, to ferry a plane to Salina, California. Cpl. Gayle Studer writes from a ship somewhere in the Pacific. He is in an amphibious tractor battalion. MR. AND MRS. ANTON ZWACK Celebrate 50th Anniversary— Mr. and Mrs. Anton Zwack Cut Dubuque Telegraph-Herald .Mr. • and Mrs. Anton Zwack of 2542 Stafford Avenue, Dubuque, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last week. Tuesday by repeating their wedding vows at the Sacred 'Heart church. A dinner party was given to 35 guests ri honor of the occasion. The 2wacks were married June 12, 1695, at St. Joseph's church, St. Joe. Mr. Zwack built the churcli. His wife was. Susie-.Walblllig of St. Joe before her marriage*: Ruth Forburger—- This is a picture of the former Ruth Forburger, • daughter of Mr. and Mrs..Tom .Forburger, of Wes- ey, who was-married June ;he St. Joseph Catholic church at Wesley to Lawrence Youngwirch as reported in last week's issue of he Upper Des Moines. Burt Busy Bee Mrs. William Tjaden, Burt, en- ;ertained the Busy Bee Club last friday. The meeting was well attended and was calledi;to,. order by the president, Mrs. Jes'PDugan.'- Following the business meeting Mrs. Earl Miller presented a pro- ram of contests in which Mrs. 1. E. Morgan, Mrs. H. M. Long and Mrs. Walter Weisbrod won #izes. Game's were played fol- owed "by delicious refreshments. Guests included Mrs. R. E. Mor;an, Laura and Marjory Reidel, tochelle, J. D., and Pattiela Anrews, and David Long. . The next meeting will be with VTrs. Earl Miller, Burt. There vill be sewing at this meeting. tVesley Prairie Pals — The Prairie Pals 4-H Club, un- :er the leadership of Mrs. Lew iVingert and Mrs. August Studer, ave a very interesting home fur- lishing play at the 4-H Rally Day Burt Tuesday, June 12. The olay featured great grandma's runk full of antiques which could e put into- practical use today. rirls taking part were Rita Gar-j, man; Marcia Downs, Theresa Ann Arndorfer, Elaine Mullins and Carroll Erdman. Mrs. Wingert urnished many of the antiques. Vaomi Circle Meeting Canceled — The June meeting of the Naomi Circle which was to have met 'riday at the V. F. W. hall has een cancelled. •lum Creek Farm Bureau — The -Plum Creek Farm Bureau leld its annual pie and Ice cream ocial at the community room Friday, June 15, with about 140 iresent. The women of the farm mreau brought the pie. The meeting was opened by roup singing of "America the Beautiful" and "The Star Spangled Banner." The program con- isted of a piano solo by Jaqueline Woltz, a vocal solo by Arlene Spilles accompanied by Jean Loss and a piano duet by Arlene Spilles and Jean Loss, a violin solo by Mrs. Don Weaver accompanied >y Mrs. Kyle Keith. The committee included the llarence Priebes, Geo, Johnsons, Kyle Keiths, Guy Harmons and he Calvin Bodes. The farm bureau will have a aeation until September. lum Creek Woman's Club — « The Plum Creek Woman's Club met June 13 at Mrs. W. K. Fer- _uson's with Millie Slagle, Vivian Cuhn and Ella Bode hostesses. Twenty-nine members and two visitors were present. Harold Bode played a piano lo "Deep Purple." Ella Thomp* on gave 9 talk on the "History f the Flag." Wilma Albright had he surprise number, a {lower quiz, won by Lela Gardner. The next meeting will be July 1 at Carrie King's with Ella Hutehins and Marie Scuffham as- ing. Lillie Black will talk on >pst-*war planning and Sadie Skil- ing will have the surprise num- >er. .'.'-. . Mr. and Mrs. Warner VIST. ited Swday at the Jerry W$rner borne in Bancroft. . Betty Jean Pratt In a single ring ceremony at the Presbyterian manse Betty Jean Pratt, daughter of Mrs. Dennis Pratt was united in marriage to Lo<4s. C. Hansen, son of M^. and Mrs. ' P, 0, Hansen, o| Bgrt, on Sunday, JtWe 17. with the Rev. C. G. Siphardson piftciaJJng. TJde bride wore a navy blue sheer dress trimmed with white lace. $hs was attended by Per T ine Biley. Merje Pr«tf, b,ro| h '- QJ the bride, was he f the cp«ple alsj ' p4 i r«efjppftfpjfe the evening at the home of the bride's mother. The new Mrs. Hansen attended the Algona high school. Mr.- Hansen attend the Burt high school and received an honorable discharge Iram the army after serving two years. The couple will be at home on a farm near Burt. Plum Creek Elite Club— The Plum Creek Elite Club met at the home -of Joan McWhorter June 5. Nine members answered roll call which was "A hew unit I have added to my room." The minutes of the' previous meeting were read and approved,- and tht treasurer's report,was given. • Jane Keith gave a talk on "Commodes make n good Writing 'desks." Beye u rly .Rain gave a demonstration' on, "Desk 'accessories which add new interest 'and •Convenience.'-' Harriet Grubb talked on "Suitable frames for my pictures," and Joan McWhorter on ''How to care for the teeth." Marilyn Weber led a discussion on "Our Flag." A feed sack exhange was made. Mrs. Ziegler conducted the picture study contest in which Harriett Grubb was high. Plans for Rally Day were made, also for the local annual theatre party and picnic. Games were played and a delicious lunch was served by the hostess. Wa-tan-ye Girls Have Picnic— The Wa-tan-ye girls met -for. a picnic at the Ambrose A. Call State Park Tuesday evening. About fifteen girls attended. Those on .the committee included IvrarjfbrhJ'PetefsOn, Marcella Thill, Rose' Lampe, Flora Tiss, Helen Klein, Laura Mitchell and Ann Fechner. Phillipses to Hold Open House— Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Phillips will; hold open house on Sunday, June 24, at their home, 419 North Jones in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary. Hours will be from three until five in the afternoon and seven until nine in the evening. No gifts. Here for the occasion will be Mrs. Phillips' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dunivan of Scranton, and their son, Lt. John C. Phillips, who arrived home last week from a. German prison camp. The Phillipses have a son, Clark, at home and another son, Lt. Wm. L., at Ft. Benning, Ga. They were married at Scranton. Mr. Phillips has been the popular secretary of the Algona Chamber of Commerce for the past five years He has accepted a like position at Ottumwa which which he will assume July 9, arid the family will move there • Vande-BIanchard Nuptials— Mrs. Laura Mae Vande and Ezra Blanchard were married Wednesday, June 13, at the Christian church parsonage in Waterloo by the Rev. Roland Walker, pastor; Attending the couple were ^Irsi Vande's daughter and husband, Mr. and^-Mrs. Wayne Wolfe, Waterloo, and her step-daughter Mipiiiil^Rf 1 ' oil bUSlfieSS- 1ft ; AlgdM tlrfte aM at; Resent t BlSncliard Cdndco Statl6ni are nW at h6me aitfft .ft trip, at "221 West tfSf tH •' ' " "'' ' '''' courtesy fo ... MrV and Mrs. L. fe Llnnflh eh- tettained a sittall ^roup at dittftet Thursday evening in honor, of Mr. and Mrs. Lamorrt ttaltoh, of Chicago, who were visiting the former's aunt, Mrs. Lynn Keith, last week. The Dattons also visited in Lakota which was formerly his home. 'mall :d[atlihtefs,' a'fl '• ' in.u'i >-.•-. . .. .; Fifty-four ladles attettaed the cbufttfy 1 club iSdifs'tJSfty. Tuesday evening. 'Following golf ftftd dinner a quiz contest was held arid Mi's, Ff&fides Parrish ifecelved fitst pfke and ,Mrs,'ll£iliMi Miedke received eeetfhd. Mrs. T). p. Alt i-efielvcd chair prtieV The,, c6iri- mtttee In charge Ittdluded Mfs. Bob Williams^ Mrs. B&b La&arre, Mrs. Dbrrence Greef and Mrs. Craig Smith. A mixed, two-ball fdUridmd Is planned for next Sunday. ', Let Cowan do the te Job SIDING . •/ EAGLE '.; •;. ^INSULATJON WEATHERSTRIP^ A»k for FrM EtUmatel You may buy on, our ^<XK> , .venient .monthly payment , plan If desired. . Gowan Building Supply ALGONA, IA. (•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••W OUR PARTNERSHIP fh Dairy Farmers puts Quality Foodfr)) ~* ~ v on your table ." i. . Good things for'your fable every day—foods which*" help keep your family healthy and strong ... come to you from the dairy farmer. And for many of the things that enable them to carry on their work of war-food production, the dairy farmer and his family depend on us. Living here in Iowa, you can realize what a tremendous job the American farmer has done and is continuing to do, in spite of severe wartime handicaps. In providing some of the equipment and supplies that have helped to make this record possible, wftffare,happy to be of service to him—and to you. ? , See us for DeLaval Cream Separators, Milkers, ' * Repair Parts and Service. Phone ADLEY BROS. So. Hotel Algona THE OLD JUDGE SAYS woo wy tte m of sr fef ttt fepfe wirefert to the .

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free